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Bald Faced Stag

#5,657 of 18,184 Restaurants in London}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, ,
69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
+44 20 8442 1201
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“east finchley” (17 reviews)
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British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely experience on Wednesday with my friends we had beef ribs chiken pie cassoulet sea bass it was a beautiful night the waitress (carla) was great the chef was sublime and evry thing on time I will definitely go back . Thank...More

Thank mokoubi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a lovely experience this afternoon, I decided to pop into the Bald Faced Stag in East Finchley for a quiet drink and was greeted by Izzy who greeted me with a well accepted smile (not the best of days). I decided to have...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was exceptional, lovely atmosphere. Staff were very friendly, especially Izzy m who served our table.

Thank danieldm2108
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for dinner on a Saturday - only 3 other tables occupied throughout evening. Waiter asked us if we wanted wine - we said no and he still left the menu there. Another waiter came and asked if we were ready to order...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Bald faced stag today. The food is very interesting with a range of different alternatives on the menu. All was very nice. But be prepared to wait and wait. Whilst the food is excellent the service was so slow it became embarrassing. Do...More

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TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I'm sorry that you felt that you were waiting for a long time. Some of the dishes do tend to take longer than others, we do a fantastic chop for example but that does require around 20 minutes cooking time. We have recently updated...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Visited Saturday night post cinema (approx 8.45pm) the restaurant had a number of empty tables so we were seated promptly even without a reservation. Our order was taken promptly then nothing. Eventually after much chasing we gave up on waiting for our food. I offered...More

Thank robert S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

With my daughter now living in London and my son visiting, we decided to celebrate a birthday at the Bald Faced Stag. There was a warm welcome from the waiting staff, they gave us time to chat and make our choices of supper. We had...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The food was outstanding, with great quality ingredients and a careful attention to detail. The staff was very helpful and were in a good mood. The atmosphere is charming, as is modern, but with a traditional British feel to it. In the two weeks we...More

Thank NickBarry9
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We've been to this place many times, even before it was converted many years ago, and the standards have always been too variable; sometimes fine, even excellent, other times not so. You never know what it's going to be like. The Bald Faced Stag is...More

Thank jobetim
TheBaldFacedStag, General Manager at Bald Faced Stag, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I just wanted to let you know that I understand your concerns. At the heart of any catering business is a commitment to consistency, and if we have occasionally let you down then you have my full apologies. We have recently launched a new...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

My family came here for a meal and each one if us were really impressed with the food. The pub has a spacious and attractive dining room and also an attractive terrace. The staff were also very friendly and helpful. So good all round!

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ian n
7 August 2016|
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Response from TheBaldFacedStag | Property representative |
Hi Ian, We allow dogs in the bar area or Thomas Grub room. Many Thanks, Aidan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24 - US$ 53
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 High Road, London N2 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8442 1201
  • E-mail
The Bald Faced Stag, British Pub and Dining room, just minutes walk from East Finchley tube station. The venue boasts a light airy dining room seating up to 120, a bar area which includes the "Thomas Grub" function space and a beautiful decked garden built around a historic sycamore tree. With a varied menu served throughout, The Stag is the perfect choice for a special night out or just a quick bite to eat. Within East Finchley neighbours; the famous Phoenix cinema right on the doorstep, The Stag is also the ideal location for a pre-show meal or post-show critique. Dog-friendly in the bar area and just a short walk from Cherry Tree and Highgate Woods, the pub provides refreshment for weary walkers. Child friendly throughout it is a well-loved venue for the big occasions such as Mothers and Fathers Days, as well as for a family Sunday lunch. Follow The Stag on facebook or twitter BALDFACEDSTAGN2 for details of events.
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